Anyone fancy a strip it / fix it day at the holy chapel of dist?

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Anyone fancy a strip it / fix it day at the holy chapel of dist?

#1 Post by 1234dist » Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:36 am

Long and short of it, i've had my black coupe project for ( :sad ) over 5 years and its still been barely a rolling shell.
All credit, i have built and finished in total 27 other cars since taking ownership of it but because of the amount of work it always gets put on the back burner. :sad
I now have a suitable donor car ready to transition all the parts required on to the black coupe but this is in the form of a complete car.
So just putting the feelers out, seeing as the warmer days are coming if anyone fancies getting a bit dirty to aid a 1992 original Black coupe back on to the road.
The perks of this is, it doesn't matter if you are or are not handy with a spanner as you can use my car as a learning device with knowledgeable people around you to advise as you go.

So in short Everyone is welcome, we have parking for over 10 cars without irritating the neighbours.

Martyn (rover-25x) will attest to my fix it days as it was usually his cars we were working one.

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Won't someone please think of the forgotten coupe:

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Re: Anyone fancy a strip it / fix it day at the holy chapel of dist?

#2 Post by Hammond » Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:54 pm

If only it wasn't a 3 hour drive :sad
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#3 Post by 1234dist » Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:56 pm

Martyn's BBq is worth the drive on its own :thumbup
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#4 Post by GTiJohn » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:27 pm

Sounds fun :)

I could be there depending on date chosen
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#5 Post by 1234dist » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:55 pm

Depending on the numbers will depend on how much is stripped vs how much is refitted.

But this project really needs to crack on now :laughing2
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#6 Post by 1234dist » Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:21 pm

i fully expect it not to happen this side of pol, because, well, pol.

so early may or the weekend after pol would be my guess
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#7 Post by Vulgalour » Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:33 pm

I'm going to say "maybe" because I only have up to the end of April planned at the moment, it's a 2+ hour drive each way and I'm not sure how much use I'd be after a drive of that length especially with a drive the same back home. My dismantling strong points are trim and interiors, I'm not so good at the oily stuff.
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#8 Post by 1234dist » Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:38 pm

The will be spanner monkeys to spanner virgins but there will be plenty to do.

And what better way of building your confidence levels than when its not yours.


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#9 Post by ROVER-25X » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:32 pm

Hammond wrote:If only it wasn't a 3 hour drive :sad

Stop being an old woman, i'll give you a reacharound if you come ! :tt2
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#10 Post by Hammond » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:54 pm

ROVER-25X wrote:
Hammond wrote:If only it wasn't a 3 hour drive :sad

Stop being an old woman, i'll give you a reacharound if you come ! :tt2
I dread to think what that means :crying
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#11 Post by 1234dist » Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:18 pm

:laughing2 Turn up and find out :thumbup
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#12 Post by ROVER-25X » Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:08 pm

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